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Honorary doctorate for literacy champion Dame Wendy Pye

By   /  April 18, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, College of Education, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - English and theatre, FifthEstate1, Graduation, Graduation (Auckland), International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Honorary doctorate for literacy champion Dame Wendy Pye

Source: Massey University Educational publishing entrepreneur and literacy advocate Dame Wendy Pye, who received an honorary Doctor of Education. ‘Teaching the world to read’ has been educational publishing phenomenon Dame Wendy Pye’s mission and mantra for 35 years. Now, Massey University is celebrating the life-changing impact of her early literacy resources to children all over […]

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Honorary doctorate for Dame Wendy Pye

By   /  April 18, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, College of Education, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - English and theatre, FifthEstate1, Graduation, Graduation (Auckland), International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Honorary doctorate for Dame Wendy Pye

Source: Massey University Educational publishing entrepreneur and literacy advocate Dame Wendy Pye, who received an honorary Doctor of Education. ‘Teaching the world to read’ has been educational publishing phenomenon Dame Wendy Pye’s mission and mantra for 35 years. Now, Massey University is celebrating the life-changing impact of her early literacy resources to children all over […]

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Passion for birdsong carries throughout the years

By   /  April 18, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Natural-environment, Explore - SCIENCES, FifthEstate1, Graduation, Graduation (Auckland), Institute of Natural and Mathematical Sciences, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Passion for birdsong carries throughout the years

Source: Massey University Dr Michelle Roper graduates with a PhD for her work on the bellbird. Dr Michelle Roper’s love of birds has fuelled 13 years of study at Massey, culminating in a doctoral degree studying native birdsong. Along with 1400 other students over the week, Dr Roper crossed the stage yesterday at the Bruce […]

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Study shows many senior managers distrust big data

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Business, Education, Explore - BUSINESS, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Study shows many senior managers distrust big data

Source: Massey University Organisations are collecting more data than ever, but not all are gaining insights that lead to better decision making. A new Massey University study shows many top executives are failing to capitalise on the benefits of big data, preferring to rely on their own intuition. Dr Nazim Taskin, Professor David Pauleen and […]

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Massey launches new School of Built Environment

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Construction, Explore - SCIENCES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Vice-Chancellor  /  Comments Off on Massey launches new School of Built Environment

Source: Massey University Massey lecturer Niluka Domingo(left), with students Daphney Ngassa and Ehsan Bakhtianizadeh. Unprecedented growth and success of the construction-related programmes at Massey University has led to the establishment of the School of Built Environment on the university’s Auckland campus. The new school aims to support New Zealand’s booming construction Industry, which according to […]

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Driving force of volcanic super-hazards uncovered

By   /  April 9, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Agriculture/Horticulture, Explore - Physical-sciences, Explore - SCIENCES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Video Multimedia  /  Comments Off on Driving force of volcanic super-hazards uncovered

Source: Massey University Associate Professor Gert Lube. Massey volcanologists have discovered the driving force behind superheated gas-and-ash clouds from volcanic eruptions, which may help save lives and infrastructure around the globe. [embedded content] Endangering 500 million people worldwide, pyroclastic density currents (or pyroclastic flows) are the most common and lethal volcanic threat, causing 50 per cent […]

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2019 graduation season begins

By   /  April 8, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, Education, FifthEstate1, Graduation, Graduation (Auckland), KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on 2019 graduation season begins

Source: Massey University 2018 graduands parade down Hurstmere Road to the Bruce Mason Centre. More than 1400 students will graduate next week, marking the end of their study journey and the beginning of Massey University’s graduation events for 2019. The ceremonies, held at the Bruce Mason Centre in Takapuna, start on Tuesday morning, and occur […]

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Social and economic benefits ranking places Massey 38th in world

By   /  April 4, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Social and economic benefits ranking places Massey 38th in world

Source: Massey University The social and economic benefits of universities have been recognised for the first time in a new rankings measure devised by Britain’s Times Higher Education in what it calls Impact Rankings. Based on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, the rankings measure each university’s contribution and performance in relation to each goal, […]

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Massey researchers to present at World Conference on Health Promotion

By   /  April 2, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - population-health-policy, Explore-Maori-health, FifthEstate1, KB, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, pasifika, Research, Research - Health and Wellbeing, School of Health Sciences, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey researchers to present at World Conference on Health Promotion

Source: Massey University Felicity Ware from Te Pūtahi a Toi: School of Māori Knowledge, will have an exhibit at the World Conference on Health Promotion, and present on teaching whānau how to weave their own wahakura – woven harakeke basket for babies to sleep in. Massey University staff and students will be well represented at […]

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$300k for Massey health projects

By   /  April 2, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Psychology, Explore - SCIENCES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on $300k for Massey health projects

Source: Massey University (Left) Associate Professor Vyacheslav Filichev, Professor Geoff Jameson, and Dr Tracy Hale Two Massey projects have received a combined $300,000 to study the mental health of Māori women and a new model for studying cancer biology and regenerative medicine. Dr Natasha Tassell-Matamua, of the School of Psychology, and a team from the School of Fundamental Sciences, […]

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NZ Super is not enough, but most retirees doing ok

By   /  March 28, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Business, Education, Explore - BUSINESS, Explore - Finance-banking, FifthEstate1, Fin-Ed, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on NZ Super is not enough, but most retirees doing ok

Source: Massey University The Retirement Expenditure Guidelines measure the real cost of retirement. The latest Retirement Expenditure Guidelines confirm New Zealand Superannuation is not sufficient to fund the retirement most people want, but most retirees are satisfied with their level of retirement income.  The guidelines, which are produced annually by the Westpac Massey Fin-Ed Centre, […]

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Opinion: Supporting those traumatised by terrorism

By   /  March 22, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Business, Education, Explore - BUSINESS, Explore - Management-leadership, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Supporting those traumatised by terrorism

Source: Massey University For many, returning to ‘normal life’ will take a lot of support from friends, family and their places of work. By Dr Fatima Junaid. Today, many Muslims in New Zealand will be returning for Friday prayers. Some might feel anxious, others may feel it’s important to go as a sign last Friday’s […]

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Massey ranks third in Australasia for accounting research

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Business, Education, Explore - Accountancy, Explore - BUSINESS, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey ranks third in Australasia for accounting research

Source: Massey University Professor Michael Bradbury and Professor Ahsan Habib both ranked amongst the top 10 most prolific accounting researchers in Australasia. The Massey Business School has been ranked third in Australasia and first in New Zealand for accounting research impact and productivity. Two academics from the School of Accountancy were also ranked amongst the […]

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Opinion: Protecting religious diversity in NZ after Christchurch

By   /  March 16, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - Defence and Security, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Politics and society, feature, FifthEstate1, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Protecting religious diversity in NZ after Christchurch

Source: Massey University On Friday night, the Prime Minister Jacinda Arden argued that the very reason that our nation was targeted by a terrorist event was because of its diversity. She noted that New Zealand has “200 ethnicities, 160 languages, and amongst that diversity we share common values.”  The language focused solely on ethnic diversity […]

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Opinion: Mosque shootings – politics of hate ends our innocence

By   /  March 16, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Politics and society, FifthEstate1, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Opinion Piece, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Mosque shootings – politics of hate ends our innocence

Source: Massey University The mosque shootings in Christchurch marked Friday, March 15 as one of New Zealand’s darkest days, says Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. As New Zealand police continue to respond to events following shootings at two mosques in central Christchurch, the national security threat level has been lifted to high. Mosques across New Zealand […]

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What’s missing from the capital gains tax debate

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Business, Education, Explore - Accountancy, Explore - BUSINESS, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on What’s missing from the capital gains tax debate

Source: Massey University By Alison Pavlovich As part of a major review of New Zealand’s tax system, the government’s Tax Working Group recommended a comprehensive capital gains tax. New Zealand is one of few countries without a capital gains tax, and the proposal has generated outrage. Commentators have described the proposed tax as a “mangy dog”, “an […]

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$400K grant for new rural innovation lab

By   /  March 11, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Business, Education, Explore - Agriculture/Horticulture, Explore - BUSINESS, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on $400K grant for new rural innovation lab

Source: Massey University The Rural Innovation Lab will start by identifying three ‘on-farm’ innovation projects based on technologies such as cloud, big data, the internet-of-things and artificial intelligence. Massey University has been granted $400,000 from the Government’s Provincial Growth Fund to help establish a Rural Innovation Lab in the Manawatū-Whanganui region. The lab will engage farmers and […]

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Professor Malcolm Wright appointed to marketing chair

By   /  March 7, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Business, Education, Explore - BUSINESS, Explore - Marketing, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Professor Malcolm Wright appointed to marketing chair

Source: Massey University Matthew Abel congratulates Professor Malcolm Wright. Professor Malcolm Wright has been appointed to the MSA Charitable Trust Chair in Marketing, one of two endowed chairs at the Massey Business School funded by business consultant, philanthropist and Massey University alumnus Matthew Abel. Massey Business School Pro Vice-Chancellor Professor Stephen Kelly says Professor Wright […]

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Massey Executive MBA helps provincial businesses grow

By   /  March 7, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Business, Education, Explore - BUSINESS, Explore - Management-leadership, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey Executive MBA helps provincial businesses grow

Source: Massey University The Massey Executive MBA team onsite with Whanganui & Partners. Massey University’s refreshed Executive MBA programme features a more integrated approach focused on solving business problems, rather than teaching abstract academic courses in isolation.  A key part of this approach is the new integrated project, which for the 2019 cohort, is a partnership […]

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Finance 2019 focuses on capital gains tax

By   /  February 26, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Business, Education, Explore - BUSINESS, Explore - Economics, Explore - Finance-banking, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Finance 2019 focuses on capital gains tax

Source: Massey University Finance Minister Grant Robertson with chief executive of the Auckland Business Chamber and Massey University Vice-Chancellor Profssor Jan Thomas. Pictured at Eden Park for Finance 2019, the 11th annual event hosting New Zealand’s Minister for Finance. Finance Minister Grant Robertson gave a wide-reaching speech on the factors impacting the New Zealand economy […]

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